Cost of Basic ECG Exam $174.95
Scope of Practice:
The ECG-BC was developed for any cardiac professional recording, reading, and responding to cardiac anomalies seen in the ECG of cardiac patients; from ECG Instructors to Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Cardiac Nurses, Monitor and ECG Technicians. Three levels of complexity are available: Basic, 12-Lead Intermediate, and Advanced. Basic is intended for technicians and non-acute cardiac nurses, whereas 12-Lead Intermediate is intended for all cardiac nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians. Two years experience is recommended for those considering certification in electrocardiography.
Who is Eligible to Take the Basic ECG Board Certification Exam?
This Exam is open only to Cardiac Monitor Technicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Medical students in any corner of the globe. If you are a licensed professional, you are required to provide your license number and the state your license was issued in, on your Application.
Requirements to take the Basic ECG Board Certification Exam?
Knowledge is the Key Requirement. CEs are not required to sit for the exam, however 15 CEs in Cardiology will be required for the Recertification process every three years.
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Group Seats Available | Group Seats of 25, 50 or 100
Contact our director at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain Group Rates. There is a six month time frame for your Exam candidates to take the Exam online after the bulk seats are purchased. If an exam candidate fails the exam, they may take it a second time for a fee of $75.
How to prepare for the Exam?
Prep Course Available Online:
Through our alliance with the Marriott Heart Foundation and the American College of Cardiac Monitoring the Foundation you can purchase their online Basic ECG Course to help you study. The Course consists of 9 different modules and offers practice questions at the end of each module to help prepare for the actual Exam. You may also request a free study guide for the Exam from the ABCM. Send me the Basic ECG Study Guide please.
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Application for the Exam
Exam Application - To apply for the Basic ECB Exam, follow this Exam Application link, complete and submit the Application.
After the application is submitted, make the payment by clicking on the Pay Here. After receipt of both the application and payment, we will send an email with instructions on how to access our Exam Scheduler online. This process may take a week as we validate the exam application. After the validation process an email is sent with instructions on how access the Exam Scheduler online; this is not an overnight application process.
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When and Where Can You Take the Basic ECG Exam?
You may test Online from your home computer with built in webcam, but not from a cell phone or tablet due to stability; some testing facilities are available through our Exam Proctor service in the event you cannot take your Exam from your home on your computer or laptop.
Computer Requirements for the Basic ECG Exam:
Check to see if your Computer has a built in Webcam, most do. If not, you may purchase an external Webcam and connect it to your computer.
Which Browser Should you use:
Try not to use the Internet Explorer to access the Exam. If you have Firefox or Google Chrome, use one of them to log in as Microsoft no longer supports the Internet Explorer.
How Many Questions are in the Online Basic ECG Exam?
There are 37 questions in the online Basic ECG Board Certification Exam.
How Much Time is Allowed for the Basic ECG Exam?
90 minutes; the an average time spent by examinees is 1 hour.
What is the Passing Score for the Basic ECG Exam?
A score of 70% is required to pass the Exam.
What to do when you receive the Basic ECG Exam results?
You will receive an email within 30 minutes of completing your exam online, with your pass/fail statement. You will then receive your final score when your Exam results are processed (within 10 business days).
What if you don't Pass the Basic ECG Exam the first try?
You will be allowed to take it a second time for a fee of $75. After that you will have to pay the full fee for your third try. There are no restrictions as to how many times you may take the Exam.
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